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CaGoddess

704d

Does anyone else feel embarrassed, ashamed, or guilty for needing assistance with daily tasks?

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    • Fibrofoggirl

      518d

      Nobody gets it until they get it 😭😭

    • Fibrofoggirl

      518d

      Nobody gets it until they get it 😭😭

    • Fang95

      522d

      Yeah people are always telling me it's in my head (fibromyalgia) like no obviously I was having it I had a stroke

    • lenarollins

      522d

      Yes. I'm a 29 year old woman and my dad gets paid by Medicaid to take care of me. 🙄 He knows more about my bodily issues and problems 👩‍🦽 than my doctor does half the time. 🤦‍♀️ I feel like crawling under a rock and never leaving or letting anybody else in. 😥

    • Invisible

      697d

      I have been told by someone that I may be bipolar. I put myself in their shoes and understand. Truth is I have 2 speeds. I am full on or simply out of spoons and off. I need to pace better.

    • Kell

      702d

      Yes all the time.

    • Bech

      703d

      I feel guilty for running out of spoons so early in the day. If i use my energy to do laundry or dishes or something, that’s it for the whole day. And i feel like it makes me seem like i have a bipolar disorder

    • QueenieLala

      703d

      Yes. Especially cause it’s so hard to clean up after myself sometimes.

    • CaGoddess

      703d

      If anything, it feels nice to know that I'm not alone.

    • Invisible

      703d

      Of course, and they make me feel bad or ignore me

    • Moxiegirl

      704d

      Yes, I also feel very frustrated that I need to rely on others for help when I was basically an independent person

    • QuestionQueen

      704d

      Yes. Yes. Yes. But seriously, it’s not like we chose this illness. And if you had your full health and someone else had fibromyalgia, you would never want them to feel embarrassment or shame, etc. So give yourself some grace. Our society values performers and that’s not a good thing. Our value is not because of what we do, but because we are made in God’s image.

    • Ez

      704d

      Definitely. You're not the only one!

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